AITKIN -- Gladys M. Jensen, 83, Aitkin, formerly of Big Sandy Lake and Minneapolis, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at the Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.
She was born Aug. 20, 1918, in Duluth. She moved at an early age with her family to Milaca where she grew up and attended school. She worked in the Twin Cities for a time as a nanny. She married Nicholas Jensen on June 4, 1938, in Minneapolis. They lived there for 23 years before moving to Blackrock Terrace in Aitkin. She was a member of the McGregor VFW Auxiliary and Grace Lutheran Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Mykleby, Shorewood; a son, Duane Jensen, Cameron, Wis.; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joyce Burchett, Minneapolis.
Her husband died in 1997 and two brothers and one sister also died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin with the Rev. Lance Isaacson officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Needle Cemetery in the spring.
Friends may call one hour before services Tuesday at the funeral home.
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